Jul 08

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Two Endangered Green Sea Turtles to Florida’s East Coast

This morning, two endangered green sea turtles were returned to the Atlantic Ocean at Sebastian Inlet State Park by our very own SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team. Today also marks the 70th rehabilitated sea turtle returned by our SeaWorld Orlando team in 2015.


Jun 15

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Kemp’s Ridley at Titusville Sea Turtle Festival

Over the weekend, our Animal Rescue Team returned a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, the world’s most endangered species of sea turtle, to Canaveral National Seashore’s Playalinda Beach during the Titusville Sea Turtle Festival.

Jun 01

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Two Endangered Sea Turtles to Florida Waters

This past Thursday, our SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team returned two endangered species of sea turtles to their natural environment, a Kemp’s ridley and Green sea turtle. Both turtles were rescued earlier this year and received veterinary care at SeaWorld Orlando.

May 14

Mother-and-Calf Manatee Pair Rescued by SeaWorld Orlando This Mother’s Day

This past Sunday, Mother’s Day, the SeaWorld Rescue Team responded to rescue a distressed mother manatee – and her still-nursing calf – near Satellite Beach, Fla. and brought the pair back to SeaWorld Orlando. The mother has a collapsed lung, which creates buoyancy issues, so our team outfitted her with a “manatee wetsuit” they designed for such rescue cases. The wetsuit helps assist the manatee with floating and allows our team to draw out trapped air and fluids.
May 06

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Five Endangered Animals Following Rehabilitation

Today our Animal Rescue Team returned a male manatee to Kennedy Point Park in Titusville, Fla., and four green sea turtles to Florida’s east coast beaches following a successful rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando.
The manatee, at the time weighing 445 pounds, was rescued Jan.
Apr 29

SeaWorld Orlando Returns 11 Endangered Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles

This morning, our Animal Rescue Team headed out to the Canaveral National Seashore to return 11 endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Today’s return brings the total number of sea turtles returned by the SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team to more than 50 this year alone.

Apr 17

CUTE ALERT: Two Rescued Pelicans Bond Together and Find Friendship at SeaWorld Orlando

For the past month, our Animal Rescue Team, including veterinarians and aviculturists, has been caring for two American white pelicans that were brought to SeaWorld for rehabilitation due to substantial injuries.

Feb 23

SeaWorld Makes a Splash in its Conservation Efforts

SeaWorld is known to many as a theme park featuring exciting rides and attractions, including its magnum opus, One Ocean, featuring their killer whales. Not many are aware, however, of SeaWorld’s on-going conservation efforts.

Jan 22

SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team Cares for Oiled Bird

The SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team responded to a call recently regarding an injured sandhill crane in Kissimmee, Fla. When the team arrived on site, they realized it was maliciously sprayed with cooking oil. This is the second bird in one month found covered in oil.

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